Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Mysterious Benedict Society #1

Reynie, Sticky, Kate, and Constance. These are four very unique kids. They are the four specially selected kids that are now part of the Mysterious Benedict Society. And their lives will never be the same. When Reynard Muldoon saw the … Continue reading

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Writing Magic: Creating Stories That Fly

Gail Carson Levine! Yay! She’s awesome! OK, now that my enthusiasm is out, let’s continue. This book is, in fact, not one of Gail Carson Levine’s usual fantasy novels. This is a book on how to write them. And it’s … Continue reading

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The Clockwork Three

Amazing. An amazing book. The Clockwork Three is supposedly Matthew J. Kirby’s debut novel, but it’s hard to believe this is so. I loved it. The author wrote with wonderful use of language and gave a very satisfying plot and … Continue reading

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Nutcracker

Who hasn’t heard of the Nutcracker, and in this festive season, it’s even harder to miss. I discovered the book on my shelf last year, and decided I’d give it a try. I knew a bit of the story, like … Continue reading

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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Before we get started, just let me apologize for not having written a review for anything in a while. Busy, busy, busy! But I’m back. So. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is an enchanting story, created by Grace Lin. … Continue reading

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The Ear, the Eye and the Arm

Meet the best detectives in Zimbabwe, 2194: The Ear, the Eye and the Arm. These three clever and unique characters are set to work chasing down General Matsika’s three children, after they sneaked out one night. But it’s not nearly … Continue reading

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What Do You Do With a Kangaroo?

I loved this book as a little kid. It was just so fun! Written by Mercer Mayer, it’s a book that tells the story of a little girl who wakes up one day to find a kangaroo in her bedroom! … Continue reading

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